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Tickle Pink Inn

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Tickle Pink Inn, and we were, once again, blown away by this beautifully run, perfectly sited hotel. From our deck on our first day, with a glass in hand of the bottle of complimentary champagne everyone receives on check-in, I stood on our room's deck and watched gray whales, just off-shore, frolic and spout....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I chose this as a CA getaway and to enjoy the Big Sur area. A friend's relative lives in Carmel and said this was the BEST place to stay in the area. We could not agree more. We enjoyed a spectacular "Cove View" room, and the view was breathtaking. We were greeted with champagne and goodies, and...

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1Thank ASeasonedTraveler060
Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Our Cove View rooms do offer a very nice view of the dramatic coastline. We look forward to your return visit.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our room was clean and roomy. The bed was very comfortable. The view of the coast and ocean was awesome. The staff were helpful and friendly. The furnishings were dated but did give the place some old world charm! Breakfast was good and it was lovely eating breakfast on the decking outside but not enough tables inside when it was...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We do have plans to remodel our Terrace Deck, to better accommodate our guests in stormy inclement weather. Please thing of us the next time you are in the area.

Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time here with my husband for his bday. This place is just magical. All stress lifts away and looking out at the ocean is so peaceful. We were here last year in a big storm which was super cool and this year beautiful weather. Both times were amazing . Booked our room again for next year . Staff is...

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New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rains that have been so welcomed in our drought ridden state reeked havoc on the Pacific Coast Highway and sidelined a trip that was planned to Big Sur this past weekend. We found out as we were driving north from LA that we could not get to our hotel due to the PCH being closed from Ragged Point to...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

I am glad that we were able to provide you with a port in the storm. The rains were amazing last month, but they have turned all of the flora a beautiful green to contrast with the dramatic coastline. We look forward to seeing you again.

San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great room with an amazing view. Staff very accommodating and friendly. Wine and cheese in the evening and great continental breakfast in the morning. I Would recommend this to anyone coming to Carmel.

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We wish you could have stayed longer as well! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you soon.

Danville, California
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a perfect romantic getaway for a weekend in Carmel. This is my third stay at this wonderful hotel. My boyfriend from out of state came to visit and we stayed in room 24. It is a smaller room but it has a lovely private balcony overlooking the ocean. A very beautiful view and romantic setting. The hotel staff...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued patronage. Point Lobos is indeed a wonderful place to experience the wildlife and natural beauty of the local area. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Tickle Pink Inn after having visited our daughter in San Francisco. When we arrived, the staff was especially courteous and helpful in giving us information about the local area. We checked into our room about 4:00 pm and were amazed at the beautiful view of the ocean, and the colorful vistas from our...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We are in an ideal location in which to enjoy the surrounding area. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I've been around the world and Carmel by the sea is my favorite destination now. Tickle pink was such a treat to stay at. You absolutely must stay in a room with a full ocean view it is worth the extra money. The sun rises and sun set are very lovely and you can see them from your balcony while...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

We are very pleased that we are now your favorite destination! I only hope that you were able to enjoy our expanded continental breakfast and evening wine and cheese reception as well. Please think of us the next time you are in the area.

Folsom, California
Reviewed 11 February 2017

It goes to say that 27 years is a milestone. We planned to make our anniversary extra special and The Tickle Pink Inn was the best choice. Although reasonably priced for the AMAZING views, even in the overcast and rainy weather, it was breath taking. Nestled in the hills of Carmel it is rather tricky to drive up and down...

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Krysty P, General Manager at Tickle Pink Inn, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary! We are pleased that all was to your liking and hope to see you again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Carmel oceanfront hotel dramatically situated above the rocky coastline that stands at the gateway to world-famous Big Sur. Let yourself be pampered with every amenity…from cozy European bedding and private decks with sweeping views to homemade breakfast pastries and an evening wine & cheese reception with soothing classical music. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tickle Pink Inn

Address: 155 Highland Drive, Carmel, CA 93923-9601
Region: United States > California > Monterey County > Carmel
Price Range: €214 - €555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Tickle Pink Carmel
Tickle Pink Bed Breakfast
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Carmel
#3 Family Hotel in Carmel
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“All are good. The suites are roomier and have working fireplaces.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnC698, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“As stated above Cove View room was spectacular (as well as private and quiet).”
 of 5 bubbles ASeasonedTraveler060, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an Ocean View room if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles H9289ACmatthews, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles lncarter2017, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all the rooms have ocean views... you can't go wrong...”
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